Language Exchange

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So as I was trying to think of a blog to write, this term came up. One that is very common here in Chambéry but one that when I used it with my friends from the States was… all but foreign to them. I am currently involved in two language exchanges myself and they are […]

Rocky Road to Dublin

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At 5:40AM, on the morning of St. Patrick’s Day, I met seven tired friends on the first floor of our Lupton N-block accommodation.  We had an adventure planned, and it started at the Leeds train station at 6:30. Things weren’t off to a great start when we got word at 6:25 that our 6:30 train […]

Spring, flowers, and the budding off all things

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  The temperatures have finally begun to rise slightly, leading to the blooming of spring flowers. In general, the weather has been cloudy, rainy, and windy but that has not really dampened my mood. A great deal has been on my mind as I ponder how time has flown and how much has changed in […]

Le Gastronomie de France

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Okay, so today’s topic is going to be ALL ABOUT FOOD. One of the things I was most excited about with coming to France was the new foods I could try. Just knowing that in general food in Europe is healthier and less processed than the food in the States. The variety of food is […]

My Last Post About My Semester Abroad

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I went home to Roswell last weekend for the first time in six months. I opened the door to my childhood bedroom and I found everything untouched; everything from the pictures on my wall to the little trinkets on my bookshelf was exactly the way I left it. Nothing had changed. That’s how I felt […]

Confidence is Everything

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Hello all, I cannot believe Evangeline and I have been in France for nearly 6 months, time is flying SO incredibly fast. Too fast I feel. First I want to address the fact that a few posts back, I posted in French. First, that was not my intention at all. I have a French computer […]

My European Winter Adventure

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  I started in Amsterdam, on December 24th, arriving in the morning after a quick 50-minute flight from Manchester.  I had gone alone to Europe, where I would spend the last bits of 2017.  I traveled through 3-countries, and stopped in 4-cities throughout 11-days. Walking out of the rail-station into central Amsterdam was stunning.  Immediately, […]